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on the front lines. the fbi investigating whether the terror atalk on the u.s. consulate was an inside job. agents working the case and we are learning more about the september 11 attack and including 100 armed militants were involved. it was a coordinated assault and killing our former ambassador and two navy seals. >> harris, an fbi team assigned to investigate the murder of u.s. ambassador stevens is looking into the group of are you attackers had inside help from the private security contractors whom the state department hired to guard the benghazi consulate. they asked matthew olsen the question in a hearing this week. blue mountain is a private security group out of wales to hire and vet the guards. they had a contract worth half million. indication of guards casing the consulate was revealed on a gaming website where he went by the name vile rat. assuming we don't die tonight, we saw one of our quote police that guard the compound taking picture. it could be the libyan government police. and the anti-islamic. there is increasing evidence that this group is with al-qaida. the fbi is
have any information as to whether or not the fbi is on the ground in benghazi, libya, going through the consulate or not? >> it is not clear they're on the ground today, i don't know the answer to that. i can tell you a week after the incident they were not on the ground in benghazi. they were in neighboring tripoli. they were not where the crime scene was. that is deeply troubling fact. how can they not investigate the incident if they're not occurring the crime scene. that usually has to occur right after the event. i would hope they're there now. bill: what does that suggest if they are not? >> i don't know how you can do a full investigation if you can't be there to secure evidence at the scene and to be right where the event occurred to ask questions. my background as a prosecutor and i can tell you the first thing that you need to do is right at the beginning of the event you have to get the accounts, you've got to make sure the evidence is secure. the fact they haven't been there is deeply troubling. bill: could it be it is still not safe? >> well it could be that that sugges
-- spblt for three weeks later. 20 days past the september 11th attacks and fbi isn't in benghazi, they're in tripoli, for security reasons they say, they say that the libyan security forces aren't providing them with security and some sort of visa problem. this is unheard of. so, senator bob corker and joe lieberman among others, they want answers from clapper about why it's happening. >> dave: to the point at that tony schaeffer made on our program yesterday, he's worked with the fbi, some of the toughest and highly technically trained individuals on the planet. comfortable going into hostile zones like benghazi, it must not be an internal reason, it must be someone else they can't go in. >> clayton: bee seeds the tactffac tactffac fact-- besides the fact that libya is a free country and not the hot son that-- as it's unfolding and discussions about james clapper on the show this morning, who is james clapper we'll taking a look at his record. he made headlines in 2010 when asked about that london terrorist attack by diane sawyer and appeared he didn't know what had happened or unfold
. ♪ the one and only, cheerios >>> more than five years ago, a retired fbi agent disappeared in iran. they're offering a $1 million reward for any information on his whereabouts. susan candiotti talked to his wife. >> this is my husband, i have to take care of him. i have to get him home. >> but after disappearing more than five years ago, christine's husband bob is a long way from home where he once cuddled his newborn grandson. >> i'm not in very good health. i'm running very quickly out of diabetes medicine. >> this video showing the much thinner retired fbi agent being held hostage was sent to the family two years ago. the state department says it's unclear who's holding him. >> when we received the video, we had high hopes because we e-mailed back a number of times in order to get whoever is holding him to let us know what we need to do to get bob home. unfortunately, that hasn't happened. >> he disappeared on an island off iran's coe in 2007 where his family said he was investigating cigarette smuggling for a private company. fbi billboards are now up in new york's times square in ho
into the investigation who is responsible for killing four americans at the u.s. consulate in benghazi. f.b.i. considering the possibility the attack may have been an inside job. national security correspondent jennifer griffin has the latest from washington. >> reporter: an f.b.i. team assigned to investigate the murder into chris stevens is looking into the group of hundred attacksers had inside help from the private security contractors from the state department had hired to guard the consulate. susan collins asked the director of national terrorism center at a committee hearing this week. the state department hired blue mountain group, a private security group out of wales to hire local guards. the contract was worth half a million dollars. indications that the local guards may have been casing the consulate were revealed oh an online gaming site. quote, assuming that we don't die tonight we saw one of our quote, police taking pictures that guard the compound. he could have been referring to the libyan government police that guard the periphery of the compound. today the protestors target
part in that assault last week. this as f.b.i. agents on the ground there are looking into whether the attack was an inside job. national security correspondent jennifer griffin reports from washington. >> f.b.i. team assigned to investigate the murder of chris stevens is looking into whether the group of about 100 attackers armed with rocket propelled grenades, had inside help from the private security contractors who the state department had hired to guard inside the benghazi consulate. senator susan collins asked the director of the national counterterrorism center, matthew olson, this very question at a committee hearing this week. the state department hired blue mountain group, a private security group out of wales, to vet and hire local guards for the consulate. the contract was worth nearly half a million dollars. indications that the local guards may have been casing the consulate were first revealed in an on-line post by sean smith, on a gaming web site where he went by the name vile rat. quote, assuming we don't die tonight, we saw one of our, quote, police, that guard th
a little while to figure out exactly what happened. we apparently don't even know for sure -- the fbi has not figured out whether there really was a mob that was exploited, or it was set up by al qaeda or some other group -- we think now it may be some other group -- or not. >> evan? >> i don't think there is any conspiracy here. it does take i think they would dearly love to tell the person who did it, and i think eventually they will. >> you want to read a good book about a cagey chief executive? for a transcript of this broadcast, log on to insidewashington.tv. "ike's bluff," by evan thomas. how would he have handled this? >> he would have done everything he could to stop war, but he would have been aggressive, used the cia and technology to stop iraq from getting a bomb. iran from getting a bomb. he was an all-or-nothing guy. if you are going to fight a war, all the way. >> which, ironically, is what the israelis are asking of obama. draw the line, you are the biggest power in the world. the only thing netanyahu said at the u.n. this week -- the only thing that could change course. i
on that coming up. >>> the fbi is set to launch a new system really straight out of a sigh inches fiction movie you've seen. we'll tell you what it is and how it could transform crime-fighting ahead jon: right now new information on some international stories we're watching. the afghan taliban says it will do everything in its power to kidnap or kill britain's prince harry. queen elizabeth's grandson arrived in afghanistan last week to fly attack helicopters. his tour is expected to last four months. >>> syria's state-run news agency reporting at least 30 people are dead and dozens wounded after a car bomb tore through the northern city of aleppo last sunday. the blast happened near two hospitals one reportedly used to treat government troops. >>> the u.s. government is stopping flights home for illegal mexican immigrants. it is said to be part of a move to save american taxpayers millions of dollars. since 2004 more than 125,000 mexican citizens have been flown back to their home country with your tax dollars paying the fare. jenna: major development in the "fast and furious" scandal today. me
learn from bret baier and his reporting as of right now there hasn't been a single fbi agent on the ground in benghazi. we're all looking toward that investigation because that's what we're told from the administration will provide more answers, the fbi investigation, if no one is on the ground what are we to make of that? >> i think you make a couple of things. why is anybody not on the ground? is it too dangerous for the fbi to go there? secondly if the administration says, hold your horses wait until we got full investigation and we find out there is no investigation, again, it is that drip, drip, drip. what did they know? when did they know it? why are they trying to cover it up and what is going on? it wasn't so unsafe in benghazi a cnn reporter went there several days ago and got the ambassador's personal diary. maybe somebody is there but not the united states fbi. jenna: we'll watch the continuing to develop story. kt, thanks for your insights. well have much more on the controversy over the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. top senators on the senate foreign rel
an fbi agent, i get to look at all of that. i come to a different conclusion. they are only moderately confident that it was a spontaneous event because there are huge gaps in what we know. >> shannon: it was all about u.s. foreign policy on fox news sunday. i sat down with chris wallace for more on his interviews with dr. susan rice and the house intelligence chair, mike rogers. chris, it is all about what happened in foreign pm's this week. you had the ambassador to the u.n., dr. susan rice, to talk about the administration's position on what may have sparked what we saw play out in the middle-east. >> it is intk because jay carney, the white house spokesman said it on friday and ambassador rice backed it up, reinforced it, doubled down on sunday. they say that all of this unrest across the middle-east is all about that video that came out, this obscure video that insults the prophet muhammad, they say it has nothing to do with anti-american feelings and u.s. policies. there are an awful lot of people who question that, but that's the position of the administration. >> shannon: you t
. our sources reveal that not single fbi investigators has set foot at the crime scene 15 days after the tris
.h.s. secretary janet napolitano, f.b.i. society deputy director and matthew olesen. see their hearing live wednesday at 10:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. and thursday, the justice department inspector general testifies on operation fast and furious. he'll speak with members of the house oversight committee and it starts live at 9:30 a.m. eastern on c-span 3. you can also listen on c-span radio or watch online at c-span.org. >> this weekend, live from the national mall, the 12th annual national book festival. two days of author presentations and interviews, plus your phone calls, emails, tweets and touts. for schedule information go to booktv.org. >> earlier today, the white house press secretary jay carney talked about mitt romney's comments at a secretly videotaped fundraiser and here's an opportunity to draw contrast between mr. romney and the president. the video showed mr. romney telling donors that half of the country won't vote for him and claimed these are people who were quote, dependent upon government, who believe they are victims, who believe the government has a responsibility to c
soon. book now at travelocity. >>> it's been nearly five-and-a-half years since a retired fbi eight disappeared. now his wife has gone to new york to plead for his help. susan, what are the chances of that meeting taking place? >> hi, wolf. the chances are not. the president has never agreed in the past to a meeting with mrs. levinson, but he is arrived next week, and bob's wife won't stop asking for help, desperate to bring her husband home. >> it's my husband, i have to take care of him, i have to get him home. >> after disappearing more than five years ago, he is a long way from home where he once cuddled his new-born grandson. >> i'm not in very good health. i'm running very quickly out of diabetes medicine. >> this video showing the thinner retired fbi agent was sent to the family two years ago. the state department says it's unclear who is holding him. >> when we got the video, we had high hopes. we e-mailed a number of times to get whoever is holding him to let us know what to do to get bob home. >> he disappeared off of iran's coast in 2007 where his family says he was inves
. the f.b.i. arrested mayor tony mack early today. he allegedly plotted to take bribes of more than $100,000. u.s. attorney paul fishman said the yor's so-called "bagman," joseph georgianni, was recorded comparing them to a notorious 19th-century boss in new york. you will see that the complaint describes a conversation in which he talks glowingly of boss tweed and tamany hall, one of the high or i guess the low water marks of political corruption in our country's history. he also told the cooperating witness that merrimack uses him as an intermediary or as he described it, quote, a buffers. as long as you have buffers you're safe, he says. >> sreenivasan: mack faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted. wall street started the week on a down note after last week's rally. the dow jones industrial average lost 52 points to close at 13,254. the nasdaq fell 32 points to close at 3104. there's word that a u.s. drone strike killed al-qaeda's number two leader in yemen last week. senior defense officials in both countries today reported the death of saeed al-shihri. he spent six years at the
shows and say it was spontaneous. and they can't the fbi get into the benghazi site, and, why are we not in benghazi today? i think, president obama is enormously vulnerable on the point, because i think most americans today question whether we are going to be the world's sole superpower, five years from now or maybe three years from now but it is incumbent upon mitt romney to do the same thing in a way that netanyahu did at the u.n. with the chart. you know, the bomb and the 90% red line. he needs to tie it together. in a really visual way. what is the world going to look like and what will we live like if america is not the unquestioned superpower in the world? and how is the vulnerability translating to the lives of every day americans. does it matter? most people want america to be the strongest and want confidence on these issues. >> chris: juan? >> it is obviously taking place in a highly politicd season, in the run-up to the campaign but the timeline, susan rice when she spoke to you, chris gave you the best information she had at that time and what you see now, coming from th
ahmadinejad will speak tomorrow. >>> the fbi will investigate a controversial shooting death. a wheelchair bound resident was acting aggressively. a double amputee advanced towards officers holding an object. it turned out to be a pen. one officer shot him in the head. he died on the scene. >>> the army exist arrested in a 2009 shooting massacre in'hood in texas is in a hospital this morning. he was admitted saturday for an undisclosed condition. the military says he is expected to be released within 48 hours. 13 people died in the shooting. 32 others wounded. >>> a couple accused of trying to extort $5 million from stevie wonder will be on probation for the next three years after pleading no contest in los angeles. prosecutors say walker and his girlfriend allegedly threatened to sell false information about wonder and his family to the tabloids unless wonder paid up. >>> facebook says private messages dating back to 2009 and earlier are not being posted on user's public time lines. its engineers checked out the situation after some folks actually complained. they say the old messages wer
yesterday, or he would need to virtually eliminate the rest of the government. transportation, security, f.b.i., education, scientific research, food testing. we know we know that's not going to happen. the larger point is this. in terms of deficit reduction, the ryan plan -- there's no other way to state it -- a fraud. this should come as no surprise. after all, congressman ryan supported the bush policies that got us into this deep fiscal hole in the first place. from the bush tax cut to two unfunded wars to the paid-for creation of medicare part-d, congressman ryan's fingerprints are all easer th over the big-sg bush policies. ryan voted against the simpson-bowles framework. when paul ryan had a chance to walk the walk on deficit reduction, he joined all the other house republicans on the commission in voting down the report. he urged speaker boehner to abandon the grand bargain talks with president obama. "the new york times" reported in 2011, "ryan appealed to representative cantor to cut off negotiations between the speaker and the white house because he didn't feel the terms of the emer
. domestic discretionary funding is the money that's used to keep the government operating each year. f.b.i. agents investigating case -gs, border patrol eights working our -- border patrol agents working our borders, employees mailing out social security checks and many other important programs and functions. it's already at its lowest level since a shared g.d.p. since the 1950's. it's hard to imagine any other federal investment not being jeopardized by such draconian cuts. and that is why president reagan -- president reagan's former economic advisor said about this ryan budget plan, "the ryan plan is a monstrosity." the reagan economic advisor. ronald reagan's economic advisor said "the ryan plan is a monstrosity. the rich would receive huge tax cuts while the social safety net would be shredded to pay for them. it is less of a wish list than a fairy tale, you utterly disconnd from the real world, backed up by make-believe numbers and unreasonable assumptions." if that's what ronald reagan's economic advisor thought about it, think what regular people might think about it. ryan's plan i
, big brother is watching and now he could recognize you. the fbi had started rolling out the facial recognition project and gather an archive afrgs about each and every american. the program works through a nationwide network of cameras and matches them with mug shots and photo data bases. >> on the right. and hey, wow. until now, the fbi had relied on fingerprint records, the cost of this state of the art program, 1 billion dollars. >> they're watching you. >> it's big brother, man. and the future is now. >> all right, i tell you what, today as i mentioned, the first real day of the nfl season. i know you're excited. and many people here in new york wondering if tim tebow is the guy that comes in in the fourth quarter and wins it for the jets. kind of like the obama campaign appears to be done with bill clinton, bringing clinton in in the fourth quarter to hopefully win the game for him. clinton seems to be the reason the obama campaign got a boost in the polls after the convention, at least m >> and that's because bill clinton can do something that president obama, most analysts s
, mr. speaker, who served in the f.b.i. and federal prosecutors and in the military, they support it. the democrat-led house passed this bill in 2008 with former speaker pelosi giving a glowing speech extolling the virtues of the underlying bill and excourting her colleagues about the necessity of passing it. and all of this happened, mr. speaker, because intelligence is the lifeblood of our ability to defend ourselves. it happened, mr. speaker, because this bill has nothing to do with americans on american soil. it happened in the past, mr. speaker. because this provides protections for americans who are traveling abroad. it passed because there is ample oversight. it passed because it has the needed checks and balances between the legislative branch and the executive branch and the judicial branch. so why the opposition, mr. speaker? how can you explain supporting something when ms. pelosi had the gavel but you can't support it when mr. boehner has the gavel? and what i want to do, mr. speaker, just for today, just for today is let's put down the red herrings and the straw argument
if it is an immediate threat. >> no, that isn't true. if you have to extract someone -- that's not true. our fbi and our c.i.a. and our local cops, actually, s.w.a.t. teams and the like have the ability to protect their own lives by not going in and if they believe someone is planning an attack and they have no other way of extracting that person without killing themselves. now, we've had -- there's so many cases -- >> stephanie: what if they had known what tim mcveigh was about to do right before he did it? >> a sniper could shoot him but they couldn't get him -- couldn't run in and grab him without endangering their cops. they had the right to make that decision. we've always had the right on american soil. that's been around forever. preobama prereagan pre-nixon that's gone back to the '20s. >> stephanie: we have to break. 46 minutes after the hour. right-wing world is next. we continue hutch days with hal on "the stephanie miller show." >> damn it jim i'm not a doctor but i think i'm dying of laughter. it is "the stephanie m
as criminals and the president first called in the fbi to deal with the challenge as if it was a criminal matter >> the question before i turn out to you guys is what have -- what would have been wrong with the president coming to the rose garden and saying i am horrified by what has happened in egypt and obviously horrified by what has been done in libya. the safety and security is my foremost responsibility. but i would like to stand here and remind the people of egypt and the president and the prime minister and acting prime minister of libya that american lives were laid on the line for you on the one side, and we supported your efforts on the other side. we stand with countries that stand with the rule of law and you need to understand that you need to do the same for us. thank you very much to the time we'd be looking into this and walk away. rather than the sort of, you know, excuse making about islam. would that have been wrong for the president to do that? >> actions speak louder than words. they are also sending the military. you can disagree the fact there was in the military a
, high-ranking member of the f.b.i., director of national intelligence, general clapper and the vice chairman of the joint chiefs of staff to tell us ostensibly what happened in the tragic death of christopher -- ambassador christopher stevens and three other brave americans. so we gathered down in the secret room, which everybody turns in their phones and blackberries, and we went in and listened to basically a description of america's military disposition in that part of the world, something which certainly does not warrant a super secret briefing. but more importantly than that, when the secretary and the others were asked exactly what happened, what happened here, what caused this tragedy? what was the sequence of events? in fact, it was senators, the ranking member of the intelligence committee, what happened? the answer was, well, that's still an ongoing investigation, and we can't tell you anything. we were supposed to be down there to hear what happened, to hear the administration's version of events of what happened. we were told nothing. we were told absolutely nothing. and
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